June 23, 2021

Clocks

Distance over Time

– I’m reading a book about the meaning of time right now. And, as we know when time is concerned, Speed is of the essence…

June 22, 2021

Cute Trials

Take one Honda Cub engine…

.. add a dose of elegant ingenuity.

June 21, 2021

Narcos

Medellin Cartel

– we’re currently watching Narcos, about drug lord Pablo Escobar, who, at the height of his infamy, was bringing in $70 million a day from cocaine smuggled to the US. the image is a still from rare footage of him on a Yamaha dirt bike as he rode around his Hacienda homestead.

June 20, 2021

You’re a good sport…

Charlie Brown’s dirt bike

– I saw this forlorn toy motorcycle near a storage facility. Missing its rear wheel and battery I hope it gave some kid plenty of fun.

June 18, 2021

On the bank of a stream

It’s all about the scenery

– especially when the verdant valley provides a perfect backdrop.

June 17, 2021

Steve says…

Choose life

June 16, 2021

Rough Roads Only

Growler

– Orange club. Vitamin C. Red ‘n’ Yellow. The perfect color against the grey oily engine and black frame.

June 13, 2021

LSD

Water on the drivin’ side

– cruising down Chicago’s lakefront from Hollywood to the Gold Coast. This is my new commute.

June 11, 2021

Speed Twin

Sunset Strip

– weekend goals? Enjoying the warm June weather.

June 10, 2021

The Whole is more than

The Sum of Parts

– details, details!

June 9, 2021

Rocket Man

Escape Velocity

– British Astronaut Tim Peake was loaned an Apollo-like Triumph Rocket Three which he immediately took for an orbit of the English countryside. NASA, one of your spacecraft is missing!

June 8, 2021

Tiger Cub

Cats Play

– this is like the crazy half hour in our house at about 10.30pm. The two cats tear around the house chasing each other like crazy dervishes.

June 7, 2021

Teddy Bear

Adventure Awaits to those who Dare

– Bear Grylls also tames Tigers. today is his 47th birthday.

June 6, 2021

Day of Days

June 6th 1944

– a pivotal moment of the Twentieth Century when the Free World decided to take back what had been overthrown by the Nazis. Here’s a fresh faced army courier strapped into a Horsa glider, with his Matchless ride, bound for Normandy.

June 5, 2021

Lake Forest Coke stop.

Ev’nin’ Outin’

– a hot day pushed today’s ride into the evening when cooler temperatures would give more comfortable conditions.